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PYE2300AYW Dryer how do you remove the drum?

Do you just pull on it to get it past the rubber wheels at the back?

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  • fonecop1 Jan 28, 2009

    I was thinking it would be easier to get to the motor if the drum was out. I read another post that a guy had oiled the motor shaft and brought one back to life, I thought I may do that just to find out if it was the motor or not. I dont think it is the motor because it only runs for about 5 to 10 seconds then shuts off. In that amount of time the motor is not getting hot.

  • fonecop1 Jan 28, 2009

    where are these screws that you speak of?

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Once you loosen the screws from the spindle or axle, you should be able to pull(gently) the drum out. Be careful not to damage the rubber wheels. My question is why do you need to pull the drum anyway? It has nothing mechanical or electrical to it. Are you wanting to put a belt on?

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  • Bill Dickerson
    Bill Dickerson Jan 28, 2009

    The screws are located inside the drum itself. They would be attached to the spindle or axle.

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